Get to Know Photos

Once you’ve taken a photo or video with the Camera app, or saved an image from another app, you can find it in the Photos app. Images from shared albums and iCloud Photo Library also appear in Photos. This chapter gets you started with Photos and tells you about its new features.

View Your Photos

There are four views in Photos: Photos, For You, Albums, and Search, accessed by tapping icons at the bottom of the screen.

The Photos view has four levels. Years groups photos by, well, years. Tap a group of photos in any year to see photos collected by months. Tap a month to see photos gathered by day.

The years, months, and days views show a curated collection of photos and tries to cut out bad shots and duplicates. That’s why ...

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